This is National Beach Hazards Awareness Week (June 1st to June 7th). Each day the National Weather Service in Milwaukee/Sullivan will post a topic that will help you make safe decisions on the beach this summer.
"Know Before You Go" to the Beach or Into the Water
Today's topics are Hazardous Currents that can occur on Lake Michigan and Current Identification Tips
Structural currents as well as classic Rip Currents are the most common type of currents on the Great Lakes.
Channel and Outlet Currents can also occur on Lake Michigan
Here are some tips on recognizing dangerous currents on Lake Michigan:
Check out the below links for more information:
|National Rip Current Safety|
|National Beach Hazards Safety|
|Great Lakes Surf & Rescue|
|Sea Grant Dangerous Currents|